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12:15 AM ET, March 21, 2013

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Andrew Beaujon / Poynter:
Washington Post seeks blogger for Style section  —  The Washington Post's arts and living section, Style, is looking for a blogger, an internal announcement reads.  Whoever lands this position may want to invest in a serious coffee machine: … The job “will require early mornings …
Discussion: @lavrusik
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Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Roger Ailes Couldn't Care Less What You Think About His Obama Comments  —  The Fox News chief tells Howard Kurtz he stands by the laziness charge and says Sarah Palin made ‘mistakes’ and that Dick Morris looked like a ‘jerk’ when he predicted a Romney landslide.  Plus, read the 16 juiciest bits from the new Ailes biography.
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Marc Tracy / New Republic:
The Man With the Kind Face  —  Roger Ailes wanted a friendly biography.  Zev Chafets was the man for the job.  —  asked Roger, 'Why'd you agree to let me do the book?'  “ Zev Chafets told me yesterday.  We were speeding up Central Park West in a News Corp.-provided town car. ”
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
Amazon in talks with record labels about subscription music service  —  Subscription music is all the rage with the big Web music stores  —  Subscription music services have yet to profit but that hasn't stopped some of the internet's biggest media distributors from jumping into the business.
Associated Press:
AP wins copyright infringement suit against Meltwater News  —  Federal court grants AP's summary judgment against the subscriber-only service  —  NEW YORK — The U.S. District Court for the Southern District, in Manhattan, ruled today that Meltwater News infringed the use of AP content.
David Freedlander / The Daily Beast:
The Al Jazeera Charm Offensive  —  With nearly limitless funds from the Qatari royals and plans to hire up to 700 staffers, Al Jazeera America will launch in 45 million U.S. homes in July.  But it needs a star—and a clean slate, says David Freedlander.  —  Al Jazeera is coming to America.
Caitlin Dewey / Washington Post:
Why Matthew Keys is not ‘the next Aaron Swartz’  —  Matthew Keys is no Aaron Swartz.  But the Reuters social media producer will face decades in jail under the same law used against Swartz if convicted of helping Anonymous hack the Los Angeles Times Web site in late 2010 …
Matthew Yglesias / Slate:
The Glory Days of American Journalism  —  Ignore the doomsayers: The news-reading public has never had more and better information at their fingertips.  —  American news media has never been in better shape.  That's just common sense.  Almost anything you'd want to know about any subject is available at your fingertips.
Josh Halliday / Guardian:
Evening Standard leaks details of George Osborne's budget  —  Journalist suspended after tweeting picture of embargoed front page before chancellor had even uttered a word  —  The Chancellor has ordered the permanent secretary of the Treasury to review how sensitive budget information …
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Tom Chivers / Telegraph:
Budget 2013: don't scapegoat the Evening Standard's tweeter.  It's probably just some poor kid on £23k
YouTube Blog:
YouTube Hits a Billion Monthly Users  —  In the last eight years you've come to YouTube to watch, share and fall in love with videos from all over the world.  Tens of thousands of partners have created channels that have found and built businesses for passionate, engaged audiences.
Greg Sandoval / The Verge:
The head of the Copyright Office says the law is broken — but can she fix it in time?  —  Maria Pallante takes on a behemoth task — it took 20 years to complete the last copyright overhaul  —  The Register of Copyrights needs a drink.  —  Maria Pallante heads up the US Copyright Office …
Hollywood Reporter:
‘Digital Omnivores’ Devouring Video on Tablets, Study Says  —  Research firm Deloitte says 26 percent of the U.S. population over age 14 owns a tablet, smartphone and laptop.  —  There were 160 percent more “digital omnivores” at the end of last year than there were at the end of 2011 …
Lance Whitney / CNET:
Comcast scoops up rest of NBC Universal from GE  —  The cable giant has completed its $16.7 billion deal to acquire the remaining 49 percent of NBCU from former owner General Electric.  —  Comcast now owns all of NBC Universal.  —  The cable company shared the news in a filing with the Securities …
Discussion: Bloomberg
 
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Sarah Meehan / Baltimore Business Journal:
Baltimore Sun names Trif Alatzas as top editor
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Don Clark / Wall Street Journal:
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Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
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Joe Flint / Los Angeles Times:
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WSJ.com is getting a makeover
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BBC:
BBC staff vote in favour of strike action
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Nicole LaPorte / Fast Company:
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Jennifer Preston / The Lede:
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